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07-04-20, 06:24 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,485
Posted By himespau

I've found that cheap tools are more likely to...

I've found that cheap tools are more likely to slip, round off, or strip the hardware. It seems like every christmas, my stocking at the in-laws has cheap tools from the dollar store in them. They...
07-03-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,723
Posted By himespau

Great job. I wish I had your patience.

Great job. I wish I had your patience.
07-03-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 532
Posted By himespau

super cool. Is riveting the new ones in going to...

super cool. Is riveting the new ones in going to be a major pain?
Replies: 22
Views: 1,105
Posted By himespau

True enough for those of use out riding...

True enough for those of use out riding recreationally or for workouts and/or participated in meaningless races, but, if you're going to try to have championships on Zwift, you need to do better than...
Replies: 22
Views: 1,105
Posted By himespau

Zwift needs to get better about standardization,...

Zwift needs to get better about standardization, sandbaggers and cheaters first.
07-01-20, 01:02 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,011
Posted By himespau

Yeah, I now know they are different things, but,...

Yeah, I now know they are different things, but, to a freshman in high school with a little bit of knowledge and not understanding that other languages could have words that sound very similarly to...
07-01-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 655
Posted By himespau

Does it keep the axle positioned in a horizontal...

Does it keep the axle positioned in a horizontal dropout in which there is not a positioning screw?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 301
Posted By himespau

There's a chance you might need to buy new...

There's a chance you might need to buy new wheels, which would make the change pricey.
07-01-20, 12:49 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,290
Posted By himespau

To follow up on cyccommute 's explanation, lemon...

To follow up on cyccommute 's explanation, lemon juice isn't exclusively made of citric acid, but the citric acid found in lemon juice is identical to the citric acid that you can make by hydrolyzing...
07-01-20, 12:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 448
Posted By himespau

https://www.boredpanda.com/woman-karen-mistakes-so...

https://www.boredpanda.com/woman-karen-mistakes-someone-for-employee-revenge/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=BPFacebook&fbclid=IwAR0f8bn1BwqRkFli9naiH95oeA9gPrvSH8UuQXi5dBf5pWvJrMA...
06-30-20, 08:44 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,290
Posted By himespau

If its chemical composition is identical, what...

If its chemical composition is identical, what does it matter where it came from? It's the same thing at the molecular level. If there are impurities, yes, that could be an issue, but, if it's...
06-30-20, 07:44 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,011
Posted By himespau

I remember in high school Spanish learning that...

I remember in high school Spanish learning that cajones meant drawers (like in a dresser) and thinking that somehow drawers was some sort of weird slang for balls. I couldn't figure out what the...
Forum: Foo
06-30-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 10,737
Views: 2,232,765
Posted By himespau

Did he only play periodically?

Did he only play periodically?
06-30-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 448
Posted By himespau

I'm just surprised she wasn't stopped until...

I'm just surprised she wasn't stopped until checkout.
06-30-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,030
Posted By himespau

Cool. Can't wait to see it done.

Cool. Can't wait to see it done.
06-30-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,485
Posted By himespau

A really nice dremel works a lot better for me...

A really nice dremel works a lot better for me than a cable cutter when it comes to housing (but I still use the cable cutter for the cables).
06-30-20, 11:04 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,011
Posted By himespau

They're too strong. One chain can't contain...

They're too strong. One chain can't contain their power when they drope the hamer.
06-30-20, 09:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 179
Posted By himespau

Would a little nail polish touch up hurt the...

Would a little nail polish touch up hurt the frame at all? I mean, those little scuffs in the finish aren't going to cause a problem and will likely be joined by others from use soon enough, but, if...
06-30-20, 06:45 AM
Replies: 4,970
Views: 273,873
Posted By himespau

Yeah, definitely. When I got tired of all the...

Yeah, definitely. When I got tired of all the 41-ness of the 41 and drifted out of foo, I hadn't interacted with him in years, but he definitely played a role in my introduction.
06-30-20, 06:43 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,523
Posted By himespau

Something to consider might be getting two...

Something to consider might be getting two wheelsets. Set one up with gravel tires, the other with something more road-like. Faster and easier than changing tires. Jan Heine would claim that you...
06-29-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 175
Posted By himespau

Yeah, I got what I thought was a smoking deal on...

Yeah, I got what I thought was a smoking deal on some used XT (I think) brakes until I noticed that and one of the shrouds had the hole the end of the spring inserts into broken/enlarged, so...
06-27-20, 08:01 PM
Replies: 2,585
Views: 264,917
Posted By himespau

Oh there's nothing wrong with being quite...

Oh there's nothing wrong with being quite entertaining (and I agree that it was), it was just described to me by my students as this amazing thing. I just saw it as a cross between a ;ess slapsticky...
06-26-20, 07:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 130
Posted By himespau

Sounds like they were testing some features and...

Sounds like they were testing some features and it accidentally slipped out to some of us live.
Forum: Foo
06-26-20, 06:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 610
Posted By himespau

I think it was about the look of fear in her eyes...

I think it was about the look of fear in her eyes and the whole implied "if you don't use this and tighten up, I'm going to kick you to the curb" that rubbed a lot of people the wrong way.
Forum: Foo
06-25-20, 08:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 610
Posted By himespau

Was it sexist or somehow a secret story of abuse?

Was it sexist or somehow a secret story of abuse?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-20, 08:55 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,347
Posted By himespau

Rip

Rip
06-25-20, 01:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 130
Posted By himespau

I forwarded the direct e-mail to you. The...

I forwarded the direct e-mail to you. The private message notification in my e-mail (the private message doesn't show up in my control panel here - one of many reasons I was suspicious) said the...
06-25-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 130
Posted By himespau

Paid subscription expiration notice???

I just got a private message and an e-mail saying that my paid subscription had expired. When I went to the premium subscription area of my control panel, it says that my subscription doesn't expire...
06-25-20, 09:18 AM
Replies: 4,970
Views: 273,873
Posted By himespau

Wow.

Wow.
Forum: Foo
06-24-20, 08:43 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,929
Posted By himespau

Yeah, there's a password you have to enter to get...

Yeah, there's a password you have to enter to get in.
06-24-20, 07:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 876
Posted By himespau

Did the crash lead to the pinch in the seat tube...

Did the crash lead to the pinch in the seat tube too?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-20, 07:15 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,361
Posted By himespau

When I first started building bikes for myself...

When I first started building bikes for myself (and family) from framesets, I looked into getting aluminum dork disks from the 70's after seeing how fragile the current plastic ones are because I...
06-24-20, 06:54 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,290
Posted By himespau

That brings to mind the song I made up to sing...

That brings to mind the song I made up to sing that to my daughter as I applied that when she was a baby. It always stopped her crying.

"Boudreaux's, Boudreaux's butt paste
And it has such a...
Forum: Foo
06-24-20, 06:49 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,929
Posted By himespau

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thu...

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/3/38/Groucho_Marx.jpg/220px-Groucho_Marx.jpg
I donít care to belong to any club that will have me as a member
Forum: Foo
06-24-20, 06:47 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,929
Posted By himespau

Come back after you've gotten kicked out of...

Come back after you've gotten kicked out of Trollheim. That's the story we want to hear.
Forum: Foo
06-24-20, 06:44 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,010
Posted By himespau

Never pay blackmailers. Even if they are legit...

Never pay blackmailers. Even if they are legit (this one isn't), they'll always come back for more. Also, get a privacy cover for your cam if you don't have one.
06-24-20, 04:38 AM
Replies: 4,970
Views: 273,873
Posted By himespau

Congrats. I think you made the right call. I...

Congrats. I think you made the right call. I wish we'd gone the courthouse route. A whole lot of time, stress, and money spent on one day.
06-24-20, 04:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 890
Posted By himespau

In his updated post, he said it was the whole...

In his updated post, he said it was the whole crankarm.
06-23-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 890
Posted By himespau

specialized's website says that model comes with...

specialized's website says that model comes with Suntour Cranks with a 68 mm BSA crankset, which is why so many of us are focusing on square taper.
06-23-20, 12:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 890
Posted By himespau

Yeah, if it's a square taper bottom bracket (the...

Yeah, if it's a square taper bottom bracket (the axle that the crank slots into is a square) check the corners of the slot it slides into in the crankarm. If they're at all rounded (and there's any...
06-23-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 4,517
Posted By himespau

It just means "eat" (or "eater"). Before people...

It just means "eat" (or "eater"). Before people knew what viruses were (or that there could be infectious things smaller than bacteria), they would grow a consistent layer of a bacteria on a surface...
06-23-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 890
Posted By himespau

Yeah, make sure you thread it in the correct way.

Yeah, make sure you thread it in the correct way.
06-23-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 4,517
Posted By himespau

On the other side of the iron curtain during the...

On the other side of the iron curtain during the cold war, antibiotics weren't easily available, so infectious diseases were treated by bacteriophage (the fancy name for viruses that kill bacteria)....
06-22-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 4,970
Views: 273,873
Posted By himespau

I get it. I dislike carrying bottles in my jersey...

I get it. I dislike carrying bottles in my jersey almost as much. Actually, based on your first comment, I found a Lobo (100 oz, small amount of storage) on Sierra Trading Post for $49, so I figured...
06-22-20, 09:29 AM
Replies: 4,970
Views: 273,873
Posted By himespau

I have a hard time with the camelbak because I...

I have a hard time with the camelbak because I get such a sweaty back anyway and that really interferes with the cooling. Maybe there have been new/better designs since I last tried it (probably 10...
06-21-20, 05:47 AM
Replies: 2,585
Views: 264,917
Posted By himespau

Knives Out - 7/10. It was a decent, twisty...

Knives Out - 7/10. It was a decent, twisty mystery, but I don't see what all the fuss was.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-20, 09:17 PM
Replies: 2,819
Views: 729,526
Posted By himespau

Were yours tubeless? I've seen the non-tubeless...

Were yours tubeless? I've seen the non-tubeless variety going for that price (bought 1 because my rims can't run tubeless so why spend the extra), but not the tubeless below $80.
06-19-20, 07:07 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,372
Posted By himespau

Either that or the angle plus the bricks behind...

Either that or the angle plus the bricks behind it are giving a strong optical illusion.
06-19-20, 07:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 828
Posted By himespau

You can't start a thread like this without...

You can't start a thread like this without pictures.
06-18-20, 04:55 PM
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